Morning Focus – Friday 21/07/17

As always on a Friday, the Morning Focus panel discussed all of the week’s biggest stories. This week, Pat was joined by Geraldine Gregan, Diarmuid McMahon and Michael McNamara.

The show opened today with an interview with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. He’ll be in Ennis on Sunday to join in commemorations of the East Clare Bye-Election, 100 years after this landmark event. Listen back below:


Inspector Finbarr O’Sullivan of Angelsea Station in Cork then spoke to Clare FM’s James Mulhall and updated him on arrangements for getting to and from Pairc Uí Chaoimh. Listen back below:

The threat of famine in East Africa has been described as the worst humanitarian crisis facing the world since World War Two. Pat was joined on the line by Kilmaley-native Eamonn Meehan who is the Executive Director of Trocaire. That’s ahead of a church-gate collection at all masses in Clare this weekend. Listen back below:

The events round-up featured a fundraiser for Haiti in Nagle’s of Kilfenora on July 30 at 4.30pm; and a preview of a Galway Fringe Festival play entitled, ‘What do you mean, she doesn’t eat chicken goujons?’.

And our Friday Panel discussion is available to listen to below: